Wyndham Vacation Ownership Expands Presence in Texas and Opens Company's First WorldMark by Wyndham Off-site Sales Center in Austin
ORLANDO, Fla. (June 25, 2007) – Wyndham Vacation Ownership, the world’s largest vacation ownership company and a member of Wyndham Worldwide’s family of companies (NYSE: WYN), today announced it has opened a new 9,328 square foot sales center in Austin, Texas. As the company’s first off-site sales center in Texas, this location will showcase the company’s products and portfolio under its WorldMark by Wyndham brand to the city’s area residents and visitors.
The sales center will promote the benefits of vacation ownership and enable area consumers an opportunity to acquire an ownership in WorldMark, The Club. WorldMark by Wyndham’s portfolio encompasses more than 60 resort properties throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. The sales center is located at 2400 South Interstate Highway 35, Suite 190, Round Rock, Texas.
“We look forward to solidifying our presence as we open our first sales center and further promote the tremendous value of owning a lifetime of vacation experiences,” said Kim Rimmasch, executive vice president of sales and marketing for WorldMark by Wyndham. “This location will provide us with a link to the community and enable us to share the warm, gracious hospitality WorldMark provides to our more than 270,000 owners.”
WorldMark by Wyndham markets and sells a credits-based vacation ownership program, WorldMark, The Club, which enables members to redeem their credits in the WorldMark network of resorts. This program provides WorldMark owners unsurpassed flexibility regarding resort location, length of stay, unit type, and time of year. Additionally, WorldMark owners receive exclusive redemption opportunities for a wide-variety of travel and leisure products, including air fare, cruises, specialized leisure activities and attractions.
About Wyndham Vacation Ownership
Wyndham Vacation Ownership, a member of Wyndham Worldwide’s (NYSE: WYN) family of companies, is the world’s largest vacation ownership business, as measured by the number of vacation ownership resorts, vacation ownership units and owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its three primary consumer brands, Wyndham Vacation Resorts, WorldMark by Wyndham, and Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific. Wyndham Vacation Ownership has developed or acquired approximately 150 vacation ownership resorts throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and the South Pacific that represent more than 20,000 individual vacation ownership units and more than 800,000 owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership is headquartered in Orlando, Florida, and is supported by more than 16,000 employees globally.